Bachelor's degree in Sport and Exercise Science (from 2008-2009)

Kinesiology

Course code
4S001353
Name of lecturer
Silvano Grazioli
Coordinator
Silvano Grazioli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Academic sector
M-EDF/01 - PHYSICAL TRAINING SCIENCES AND METHODOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
I SEMESTRE dal Oct 1, 2018 al Jan 25, 2019.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

To learn the principles generates from the kinesiology related to the base capacity of gesticulation of the movement. To acquire the abilities to estimate the amplitude and the quality of the excursion in the main articular fulcrums, the force and the articular length, the joint and muscular functionality for each anatomical district.

Syllabus

Generality and principles of movement:

- Definition of kinesiology
- Mechenical disadvantage
- Fan arrangement of muscle fibers
- Fixed point
- Neuromuscular facilitation
- Exercise and breathing
- Tonic and phasic muscles
- Joint movement: axes and planes
- Active and passive stabilizers


Kinesiology of the vertebral column:

- Trunk overall view
- The lumbar spine as a whole
- Thoracic region and the muscle for breathing
- The cervical spine as a whole
- The concept of posture


Kinesiology of upper limb

- Joints of the shoulder complex
- Scapulohumeral rhythm
- Clinical implications of scapular dyskinesis in shuolder injury
- Glenohumeral instability


Kinesiology of the lower limbs

- The hip and pelvic region
- The knee
- The ankle
- The foot


Evaluating principles of alignment and posture


Measurement for evaluation in Kinesiology


Teaching methods

- Classroom lectures
- Work in small groups

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
I.A. Kapandji Anatomia funzionale 2011
Lynn S. Lippert Chinesiologia clinica e anatomia 2008
Kendall, McCreary, Provance I muscoli: funzioni e test 2005
Francesco Inglese La spalla: riabilitazione ortopedica 2015
L. Busquet Le catene muscolari 2002
Bartolozzi P. Malattie dell'apparato locomotore Cortina editore, Verona 2004

Assessment methods and criteria

Test with multiple choice





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